[Wine] Re: Using WINE to install device drivers for Windows XP
wineforum-user at winehq.org
Thu Sep 23 09:08:45 CDT 2010
> I have a dual boot using two separate hard disks. Win XP is installed on sda and Ubuntu 10.04 on sdb. I have installed WINE on sdb.
> Can I use WINE to install a device driver for Win XP from sdb without starting Win XP?
Installers for hardware drivers usually crash in Wine, but even if they didn't, allowing Wine to write to a real Windows registry would render Windows inoperable. Wine stores its registry as a plain text file; Windows doesn't.
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